Monday, June 11, 2012


June 11, 2012


Media Contact

Paula Green, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-914-8873 (office), 626-914-8873 (cell)


Media Advisory

Citrus College to Observe Its 96th Commencement Ceremony


What:             Citrus College will confer 1,246 associate degrees to 986 students at its 96th commencement ceremony.  For the first time, 42 students will receive associate degrees for transfer, which will enable them to attend the California State University.


Who:               The following persons will attend:

                        Citrus College Class of 2012   

                        Ms. Nohemi Camacho, student speaker and 2011-2012 student trustee

                        Mr. Crescencio Calderon, 2012-2013 student trustee

                        Ms. Linda (Holly) Colville, 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award recipient

                        Mrs. Cynthia Cervantes McGuire, 2012 Alumni Achievement Award recipient

                        Mr. Bobby Pedroza, 2012 Alumni Achievement Award recipient

                        Mr. Christopher Shevlin, 2012 Alumni Achievement Award recipient

                        Members of the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees

                        Dr. Geraldine M. Perri, superintendent/president

                        Citrus College faculty and staff


When:             Saturday, June 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m.


Where:           Citrus College Stadium

                        1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA

                        Entrance is from Barranca Avenue                


Why:               The commencement ceremony provides Citrus College with the opportunity to publicly acknowledge and celebrate the success of its students as they reach the academic milestone of receiving their associate degrees.


How:               For information regarding parking, weather-related postponement and other commencement ceremony details, please visit